Really Actually Windy / R.A.W. Vol.1 A very nicely put-together event which Macarena and myself were delighted to take part in, curated by Mirei Yazawa and Anita Konarska Below: a set of photos of our piece taken by Paul Hughes, and below them the text of the announcement for the performance. .(click on one pic […]
Tuesday 3 May 2016 – 7:30 PM Albion Beatnik Bookstore 34 Walton Street, Oxford Oxford OX2 6AA £7 Emmanuel Pariselle and Richard Burgess are two exceptional concertina players touring the UK, weaving French, British and Norwegian tunes and songs. La Nonchalante (video from a perfomance in Norway) The annagrammatic Core Egg Spree Trio is made […]
http://www.cafereason.com/main/dolls_house.htm An abandoned dolls’ house and an unclaimed bag of costumes were the unexpected starting point for Café Reason‘s enigmatic new show. Through the compelling medium of butoh, with live music and film, it explores the dream symbol of ‘The House’ and reveals the inhabitants’ secret lives and eternal dilemmas. Dark, moving, and humorous, the performance uses an original musical […]
My friend Dan Goren asked me to write an article for the online magazine of the Institute of Composing. There is a link here to the magazine, the short article I wrote is about the cello, extended technique, and whether talking of extended technique is altogether useful.
CATHNOR RECORDINGS AND COMPOST AND HEIGHT PRESENT A CONCERT IN OXFORD TAKU SUGIMOTO RYOKO AKAMA Composed works written and performed by the composers and: BRUNO GUASTALLA PERFORMING FOLD POCKET, JOINT STANDING WRITTEN BY PATRICK FARMER Tuesday 17th March Albion Beatnik Bookstore 34 Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6AA 8PM. £5 / £4 Below is a video […]
Pete McPhail Flute/Alto Flute/ Sax David Stent Guitar Bruno Guastalla Cello/ Bandoneon Cold Harbour is an area in Oxford at the junction between Abingdon Road and Donnington Bridge Road ‘A “cold harbour” was an uninhabited shelter for travellers, often along a well-known route, somewhat similar to a modern bothy. Unlike an inn, there were no […]
Improvisations and compositions by French and British Musicians Alex Ward clarinet, Emmanuel Cremer cello, Lionel Garcin sax & Dom Lash bass (as part of the UK tour of this quartet of eminent musicians) plus: BEAM Bruno Guastalla, cello Martin Hackett, synthesiser and small instruments Paul Medley, clarinet and tenor sax Saturday 14 March 2015 at […]